2021 Georgia Code
Title 24 - Evidence
Chapter 8 - Hearsay
Article 2 - Admissions and Confessions
§ 24-8-825. Confessions Under Spiritual Exhortation, Promise of Secrecy, or Collateral Benefit Admissible

Universal Citation: GA Code § 24-8-825 (2021)

The fact that a confession has been made under a spiritual exhortation, a promise of secrecy, or a promise of collateral benefit shall not exclude it.

(Code 1981, §24-8-825, enacted by Ga. L. 2011, p. 99, § 2/HB 24.)


Am. Jur. 2d.

- 29A Am. Jur. 2d, Evidence, §§ 740, 741, 745.


- Voluntariness of confession admitted by court as question for jury, 85 A.L.R. 870; 170 A.L.R. 567.

Suppression before indictment or trial of confession unlawfully obtained, 1 A.L.R.2d 1012.

Voluntariness and admissibility of minor's confession, 87 A.L.R.2d 624.

Admissibility of confession as affected by its inducement through artifice, deception, trickery, or fraud, 99 A.L.R.2d 772.

Voluntariness of confession as affected by police statements that suspect's relatives will benefit by the confession, 51 A.L.R.4th 495.

Voluntary nature of confession as affected by appeal to religious beliefs, 20 A.L.R.6th 479.

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